April 2016 Recap: Regional Flood/Severe Weather

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April 2016 Recap: Regional Flood/Severe Weather

Postby ticka1 » Thu Mar 24, 2016 12:05 pm

With April fast approaching - will this current pattern continue or will spring be ushered in with warm temps and abundant sunshine.
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Re: April 2016 - will this pattern continue

Postby srainhoutx » Fri Mar 25, 2016 9:48 am

The overnight Ensemble schemes are suggesting an unusually strong Rex Block developing as we begin April. Typically such a signature in late March/early April suggests there may be a potential for severe weather across the Southern and Central Plains possibly followed by a bit of a prolonged period of unsettled weather particularly with a noisy and active sub tropical jet overhead. We will see.
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Re: April 2016 - will this pattern continue

Postby Ptarmigan » Fri Mar 25, 2016 2:50 pm

Looks like a positive Pacific North America (PNA).
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Re: April 2016 - will this pattern continue

Postby djjordan » Fri Apr 01, 2016 4:31 am

Waking up this morning to some scattered showers and thunderstorms in the area Some gusty winds and possible small hail possible in the stronger storms. Another cluster of storms approaching looks to affect Harris, Ft. Bend and Montgomery counties in the next hour.
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Re: April 2016 - will this pattern continue

Postby srainhoutx » Fri Apr 01, 2016 5:23 am

Upper trough to our West is generating enough lift for elevated thunderstorms this morning. Could see some pea sized hail with the stronger storms through at least midday as a disturbance moves across the area.
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Re: April 2016 - will this pattern continue

Postby Katdaddy » Fri Apr 01, 2016 5:56 am

The cool front remains across the Upper TX Coast this morning with an approaching disturbance in the SW flow firing off some fast moving strong thunderstorms. Picked up .42" of rain and some intense lightning earlier this morning. Additional thunderstorm develop will occur during the day with the slow moving upper level trough. Some small hail will be possible in the stronger storms. The SPC has a marginal risk area across SE TX with a large slight risk area across the SE US. A beautiful mostly sunny, warm, and dry weekend on the way as the front moves offshore tonight and skies begin to clear.
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Re: April 2016 - will this pattern continue

Postby kayci » Fri Apr 01, 2016 10:17 am

Thunderboomer over Alvin
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Re: April 2016 - will this pattern continue

Postby Katdaddy » Fri Apr 01, 2016 10:47 am

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1037 AM CDT FRI APR 1 2016

TXZ213-237-238-011615-
GALVESTON TX-BRAZORIA TX-HARRIS TX-
1037 AM CDT FRI APR 1 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN GALVESTON...
NORTHEASTERN BRAZORIA AND SOUTHERN HARRIS COUNTIES UNTIL 1115 AM
CDT...

AT 1037 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
DANBURY...OR 9 MILES EAST OF ANGLETON...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SOUTHERN PASADENA...LEAGUE CITY...TEXAS CITY...SOUTHEASTERN FRIENDSWOOD...
ALVIN...NORTHEASTERN ANGLETON...DICKINSON...LA MARQUE...SANTA FE...
SOUTHWESTERN SEABROOK...WEBSTER...HITCHCOCK...KEMAH...CLEAR LAKE...NASSAU
BAY...TAYLOR LAKE VILLAGE...EL LAGO...DANBURY...CLEAR LAKE SHORES AND
HILLCREST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.
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Re: April 2016 - Fantastic Final 4 Weather

Postby mckinne63 » Sat Apr 02, 2016 2:40 pm

Lovely cooler temperatures today! Probably one of the last times to have the windows open and the a/c off.
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Re: April 2016 - Fantastic Final 4 Weather

Postby ticka1 » Sun Apr 03, 2016 11:10 am

Are we experiencing aweather pattern change -looks like for the next week all the rain is northern US? Just curious!
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